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Thursday, 26 April 2012

What to Do on A Rainy Night - The Kitchen Banjo

Here is a tune on the Irish Tenor Banjo played by Mick Fitzpatrick - See if you can spot the Link to Yorkshire . The Irish Tenor Banjo he is using is a Heartwood . The music is characterised by the characteristic Triplets and played as Jigs , Reels and Hornpipes. Watch ot for more of Mick's music

The banjo is a four or five stringed instrument with a piece of plastic or animal skin stretched over a circular frame. The 5 String banjo is  also associated with Bluegrass Music

More Celtic Music Fear A Batha by Karen Matheson 

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